Cher Celebrates Her 76th Birthday Today


Actors:

John Billingsley is 62 (Dr. Phlox on "Star Trek: Enterprise," “The Man From Earth,” “True Blood” coroner Mike Spencer)

Dean Butler is 66 ("Little House on the Prairie")

Mindy Cohn is 56 ("The Facts of Life," voice of Velma on “Scooby Doo”) (FAST FACT: She was discovered in high school by actress Charlotte Rae and the “Facts of Life” producers while they were conducting research for the show.)

Jack Gleeson is 30 (“Game of Thrones”) (FAST FACTS: Now out of acting, he founded and became the artistic director of the Collapsing Horse Theatre Company in Dublin, Ireland)

Tony Goldwyn is 62 (“Ghost,” “The Pelican Brief,” “Kiss The Girls,” “The Last Samurai,” “Scandal”)

Michaela McManus is 39 (“One Tree Hill,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Aquarius”)

Timothy Olyphant is 54 (“Live Free or Die Hard,” “Deadwood,” “Hitman,” “Justified,” “The Grinder,” “Santa Clarita Diet”)

Bronson Pinchot is 63 (“Perfect Strangers,” “Risky Business,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “First Wives Club,” “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”)

Dave Thomas is 73 ("SCTV," one of the “McKenzie Brothers”) (FAST FACTS: He directed John Travolta in the 1989 comedy “The Experts” while he worked with Paramount.)

The late Jimmy Stewart (1908 – 1997) (“The Philadelphia Story,” “It's A Wonderful Life,” “Rear Window,” “ Vertigo,” “The Man Who Knew Too Much”) (FAST FACTS: there is a Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, Pennsylvania, his hometown. The establishment commemorates Stewart’s greatest accomplishments in film, radio, TV, military, and just being a world citizen.)

Musicians:

Cher is 76

3LW’s Naturi Naughton is 38

Jon Pardi is 37

Rachel Platten is 41

Busta Rhymes is 50 (FAST FACTS: Born Trevor George Smith Jr., he went to high school with Jay-Z, DMX, and The Notorious B.I.G. …that high school must’ve been doing something right!)

Semisonic’s Dan Wilson is 61

Jane Wiedlin is 64

The late Joe Cocker (1944 – 2014) …he would have been 78

Plus:

TV personality Ted Allen is 57 (“Queer Eye for The Straight Guy,” “Chopped”)

The late entrepreneur Emile Berliner (1851 – 1929) (FAST FACTS: He transferred music from Edison's cylinders onto flat spinning discs to create the gramophone)

The late comedian George Gobel (1919 – 1991) (FAST FACTS: he starred in his own weekly NBC television show, “The George Gobel Show” that ran from 1954 to 1960)

The late first lady Dolley Madison (1768 – 1849) (FAST FACTS: She was wife to James Madison who served as President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. And yes, her name is spelled with an ‘ey’)


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